allison + andy: married.

I had the honor to shoot Allison and Andy’s wedding at Lucia Loft in the West Loop last month.

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amber + josh: married.

Amber and Josh had a gorgeous wedding at art tango in chicago. While not traditionally a wedding venue, they did a fantastic job of transforming the space into a cozy event to celebrate their union. We did a first look at Architectural Artifacts, one of my favorite places in the city. They had a unique ceremony where there was no music – amber and josh were seated and guests of the wedding took turns speaking what is on their mind – telling stories, giving advice or just professing their love for these two. It was one of the most special things I have ever been a part of.  These two really are an amazing couple and I am so grateful to have been there to capture their day!

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sam and nick: married.

Sam and nick’s wedding was the perfect way to end my 2013 wedding season! We started at the Public Hotel, where the they were getting ready and had their first look. Then we walked around Old Town and made our way to the Raquet Club of Chicago for the ceremony and celebration. All the little details that Sam put into this day made everything so special. The whole night was an absolute blast! Congrats Nick and Sam!

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emilie and josh: married.

It was a pleasure to spend my last wedding of the year with Emilie and Josh. I met them in citizens park, in barrington for a first look and photos before their ceremony. Then we headed to Byron Colby Barn to dance the night away! Congrats to you two and thanks to everyone for making my 2012 wedding season my best yet!

 

lexie and dan: married.

Lexi and Dan got married last weekend, when it rained…the entire weekend. BUT, the rain stayed away for a tiny bit, so we can grab some quick photos outside using the beautiful fall foilage as our backdrop. They had a lovely ceremony in glen ellyn, complete with a scottish bag piper. We headed to a Hilton golf resort in Bloomingdale to celebrate the marriage of the happy couple. Wishing Lexi and Dan all the best! Thanks for letting me part of your day!

emily and chris: married!

I took photos of emily and chris last year around the same time at the Morton Arboretum.  It was a beauitful fall day, much like their actual wedding day! They could not have picked a prettier time of year to get married. Fall was at its finest. It was a bit chilly, but we made do….They had quite the wedding party, and emily’s niece and nephew did a fantastic job as ring bearer and flower girl! Check out the smile on Emily…no doubts of true happiness there!  All the best to the two of you!